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haney for being engaged in this process and our many community advocates from coleman advocates, young community developers, chalk, our youth commission, and also members of the san francisco parent pac for their involvement in this issue as well. colleagues, if there4p%( :g ary questions, myself or deputy superintendent lee are prepared >> president chiu: supervisor explain the specific numbers that you're amending. and because they did involve some changes from6( qd) initial proposal and there were i know a couple of additional sources of money from the school district to patch in some of the funding you were looking for. if you will explain it again. >> supervisor kim: i started from the sources. so i'm reducing the ask from 2,705,000 to 2,205,000. this reduction comes from two places. one, the school district was able to find 200,000 in savings that it is willing to put into this program. on top of that the school district has agreed, in its conversations with the mayor's 250,000 from its -- from the initial ask. so in our community based satellite center, instead of allocating 20
, or the irish poet, seamus haney. the names go on. but along the way, we archive all of the -- by video and audio -- all of the people who have come through, so we have left a footprint, they have left a foot print. and the institute was founded in 1983 but officially became the new york state writers' institute in 1984, and over the years we've had more than a thousand writers through. >> my sister was a rabid conservative who, actually, worked at w's first convention. and she couldn't get a room, so she ended up having to stay with me, and she brought a sign she was holding that said "w stands for women." [laughter] and i said, you can stay, but the sign has to go. [laughter] >> as a result, we have a very extensive archive of those writers, the readings, interviews with them, and i guess we like to think of ourselves as perhaps becoming the c-span of literature. i don't know, we'll see what happens with that. but we're about to roll out a, what is, in essence, a kind of virtual research library of all of these videos and audios that we've collected over the years. we're told by many
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